As a Tourist, Should I visit Osaka or stay only in Tokyo?

Most of the people think about Osaka as a prefecture or maybe as a city, but due to the proximity of other major Kansai cities and their heavy historical and economical impact on Japan it is better to talk about the Keihanshin metropolitan area as a unified entity. Kinkaku-ji Temple in Kyoto - Photo by … Continue reading As a Tourist, Should I visit Osaka or stay only in Tokyo?

“The” Osaka’s must eat food

There is an old Japanese saying: "大阪の食い倒れ" or "Osaka no kuidaore", which translate to something like: "Osaka's people are known for overindulging themselves in food and drinks" Wow all that!?  Yes the Japanese words are shorter but the meaning is more or less the same. This saying is easily understandable for someone who visits Osaka … Continue reading “The” Osaka’s must eat food

Congratulation Osaka !

The Member States of the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) have elected Japan as the host country for the 2025 World Expo. During the 164th General Assembly of the BIE, a majority of the Member States of the BIE elected in the second round of voting, the project of Japan to organize the Universal Exhibition 2025 in … Continue reading Congratulation Osaka !

Summer in Osaka

Summer is here and what's better than enjoying it with a memorable trip to Osaka? The biggest city of Kansai is more suitable for outings and adventurous activities during this season. Many of the natural scenic spots here are very beautiful in hot times. The trees are abundant and the air is relatively fresh even during the hot days. … Continue reading Summer in Osaka